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Wordplay: A Curious Dictionary of Language Oddities Paperback – 1 Mar 1999

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Sterling (1 Mar. 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0806917970
  • ISBN-13: 978-0806917979
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 1.9 x 26 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,805,422 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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3000+ word records, 38 tables, 11 articles, glossary.
This book contains many never-before-published word records (e.g., "eunoia," the shortest word containing all the vowels) including pronunciation, etymology and meaning records; definitions of uncommon record-holding words; a taxonomy of wordplay; articles (e.g., "Words Ending in -Gry"); a glossary of wordplay terms; illustrations; and an index.


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